Begin diving with Sun Siyam Vilu Reef Maldives
Diving at Sun Siyam Vilu Reef Maldives is a dream for many intrigued by the celebrated marine marvels of Maldives, yet so many are hesitant and seeking to overcome their fear of the deep Ocean.
Above water, the Maldives is the backdrop to your tropical dreams with gently soaked white beaches, dancing palm trees and vibrant tropical flora and fauna.
The island nation is home to about five percent of the planet’s reefs, bursting with colours from coral structures which form them. Various multi-hued aquatic life also thrive in these reefs.
Sun Siyam Vilu Reef’s home Atoll, South Nilandhe or Dhaalu Atoll is renowned as one of the best places for beginners to start diving in Maldives.
This is mainly because of the atoll’s wider channels with weaker currents and shallower drop offs, paired with the possibility for the advanced to explore greater depths and thrilling drift dives.
Many visit the resort specifically to learn how to dive and improve their diving techniques.
Natural conveniences such as a crystal clear shallow yet vast lagoon and colourful underwater scenery make Sun Siyam Vilu Reef an idyllic destination to complete the first step in Diving, the Discover Scuba Diving (DSD).
Specially, as the resort’s top of the line SSI Dive Centre and the seasoned dive masters guide every learning diver step by step.
Sun Siyam Vilu Reef is home to a spectacular house reef while the other reefs around Vilu Reef come in a great variety of natural shapes and formations.
The house reef and its neighbouring reefs are abundant in magnificent displays of swaying soft corals and kaleidoscopic hard coral formations teeming with Macro life.
Just a 15 minute boat ride takes you to see white tip and grey reef sharks, napoleons, sail fish, tunas, skip jacks, eagle rays and sting rays.
From December until May, graceful Manta rays visit cleaner wrasse at the cleaning stations close by Sun Siyam Vilu Reef Maldives’ Manta point.
Sun Siyam Vilu Reef’s SSI Dive Centre also offers diver certification courses for beginners and advanced divers. Instructors understand the fear of diving and welcome beginners.